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China: 14 killed, 5 missing in Sichuan province mountain collapse | DETAILS

China: In a mountain collapse in China's Sichuan province, at least 14 people were killed and five are missing as per the local officials.

Bhagya Luxmi Edited By: Bhagya Luxmi @reportersfact Beijing Published on: June 04, 2023 17:00 IST
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Image Source : AP (REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGE) China: 14 killed, 5 missing in Sichuan province mountain collapse | DETAILS

China: At least 14 people were killed and five are reportedly missing as a mountain collapsed in China's Sichuan province on Sunday. According to the local officials, the incident happened around 6 am in the Leshan city of Sichuan province. A massive rescue team was deployed at the incident site after the authorities were informed of the landslide. 

"The mountain collapse happened in Leshan city and as of now, 14 people have been killed while 5 others remained missing. Rescue operation is on," a senior official from the publicity department said. 

As per a report from a state-run Xinhua news agency, the official further said that the rescue team of more than 180 people are still searching for the missing. 

(more details awaited)

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